Kinesiology and Health Science is the study of human movement and the relationship between physical activity and health. This exciting and innovative program at York University provides students the opportunity to pursue many sub-fields including physiology, anatomy, health, sport administration, health psychology, and athletic therapy in preparation for a career in health and rehabilitation, fitness, recreation, sports industries, research, or teaching.
Canada’s leading academic centre for knowledge creation, integration, and dissemination about physical activity and its importance for human health, health science and society.
In achieving this vision we will be known for: Innovative research, inspiring students through excellence in teaching, and leadership on the health implications of physical activity and inactivity.
- Lack of cardiac rehab programs a global issue, says prof
Rehabilitation programs must become an integral part of cardiac care to significantly reduce the burden of living with heart disease, one of the most common chronic diseases and causes of death global …
- York doctoral student receives Ontario Women’s Health Scholars Award
York kinesiology and health science PhD candidate Kara Hawkins will receive a Women’s Health Scholars Award for her research aimed at enhancing early detection of Alzheimer’s disease in women. Hawkins …